In Allegheny County Jail, pregnant inmates have been held in solitary confinement for infractions such as having one too many pairs of shoes

Photo via The Post Gazette.

IN OTHER NEWS…

Pittsburgh Latinx activist Martín Esquivel-Hernández is being held on immigration charges at an ICE detention center in Youngstown, Ohio. His children, pictured above, hope their father will soon be released. Photo from The Huffington Post.
  • From The Huffington Post: “Mexican Family Torn Apart by ICE and US Attorney’s Office in Pittsburgh, PA”
  • From The St. Louis American: “Federal judge settles Jennings jail case, attorneys say $4.7M is ‘highest per diem payout in a debtors’ prison case to date’”

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